Day: June 11, 2018

Kebbi State Students stranded in India over non-payment of fees by home govt

Kebbi State Students stranded in India over non-payment of fees by home govt

Kebbi State-sponsored students studying medicine and other science- related courses in Indian universities are currently in dire straits over non-payment of their tuition and other allowances by their home state government. Though the Commissioner for Higher Education in Kebbi State, Professor Mukhtar Umar Bunza, in a letter dated March 14, 2018 wrote to the authorities of Bharati Vidyapeeh Univer... »

NUC mulls integrating students into universities’ Senate

NUC mulls integrating students into universities’ Senate

Students may soon be allowed to form part of their respective university’s Senate going by a hint given by the executive secretary of the National Universities Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed. He told an online education website, educeleb.com, on Monday that the commission is currently working on plans to make students form an integral part of their university’s Senate soon, since universit... »

Nigeria’s first Technical University meets with industry partners to review curriculum

Nigeria’s first Technical University meets with industry partners to review curriculum

Nigeria’s first technical university, The Technical University, Ibadan, on Wednesday took another step towards bridging the skill deficiency gap that exists between graduates and the industry as it held a curriculum review meeting with industry partners. The curriculum review meeting was attended by representatives of organisations like the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeri... »

2018/2019  FUTA Pre-Degree Admission Forms now Available

2018/2019 FUTA Pre-Degree Admission Forms now Available

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Pre-degree Science (PDS) Programme, Centre for Continuing Education (CCE), The Federal University of Technology, Akure. FUTA Pre-degree Science (PDS) Programme is full-time and will run for One Academic Session of Two (2) Semesters. During the Programme, candidates will have the opportunity to write the University T... »

Federal Government Scraps HND Certificates For Polytechnics

Federal Government Scraps HND Certificates For Polytechnics

– There will be no more award of HND. – After we have exhausted the current students under the programme, there will be no fresh admission for HND programmes. – The HND certificate will remain a legal tender in Nigeria and holders of such certificate will continue to be recognised as the equivalent of first degree holders – To kick-start the new policy, the nation’s two most prominent polytechnics... »